Social Capital as a Health Resource in Later Life: The Relevance of Context
Springer | Aging, Geriatrics, Gerontology | Feb. 20 2015 | ISBN-10: 9401796149 | 267 pages | pdf | 3.87 mb
This book examines the social aspects of healthy ageing for older individuals. It features more than 15 papers that explore the relevance of the social environment for health on the micro, meso, and macro level. Overall, the book applies a comprehensive contextual approach that includes discussion of how family and friends, neighborhoods, nations, and welfare regimes influence health.